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Ammodramus maritimus (Seaside Sparrow)

Synonyms: Ammospiza maritima
Language: Spanish

Wikipedia Abstract

The Seaside Sparrow (Ammodramus maritimus) is a small American sparrow. Adults have brownish upperparts with grey on the crown and nape, and a grayish buff colored breast with dark streaks; they have a dark face with grey cheeks, a white throat, and a short pointed tail. Birds show a small yellow streak just above the eye. Their breeding habitat is salt marshes on the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of the United States from southern New Hampshire to southern Texas.
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Infraspecies

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
4
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
18
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 3.8953
EDGE Score: 1.58827

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  20 grams
Female Maturity [1]  1 year
Male Maturity [1]  1 year
Clutch Size [2]  5
Clutches / Year [1]  2
Incubation [1]  12 days
Maximum Longevity [1]  9 years

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Map Climate Land
Use
Atlantic coastal pine barrens United States Nearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests  
Everglades United States Neotropic Flooded Grasslands and Savannas
Middle Atlantic coastal forests United States Nearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Mississippi lowland forests United States Nearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Northeastern coastal forests United States Nearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Southeastern conifer forests United States Nearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Tamaulipan mezquital Mexico, United States Nearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Western Gulf Coastal grasslands Mexico, United States Nearctic Tropical and Subtropical grasslands, savannas, and shrublands  

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Map Climate Land Use
Assateague Island National Seashore II 8621 Maryland, United States
Blackbeard Island National Wildlife Refuge IV 4842 Georgia, United States
Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge VI 19192 Maryland, United States
Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge VI 16363 Delaware, United States
Canaveral National Seashore II 9090 Florida, United States
Cape Cod National Seashore II 21724 Massachusetts, United States
Cape Hatteras National Seashore II 21476 North Carolina, United States
Cape Lookout National Seashore II 18379 North Carolina, United States
Carolinian-South Atlantic Biosphere Reserve 310228 North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, United States      
Cumberland Island National Seashore II 20629 Georgia, United States
Fire Island National Seashore V 9433 New York, United States
Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary IV 2387149 Florida, United States
Fort Matanzas National Monument III 269 Florida, United States
Fort Pulaski National Monument V 4213 Georgia, United States
Fundy National Park II 52716 New Brunswick, Canada
Gateway National Recreation Area V 1807 New Jersey, United States
Little St. Simons Island   Georgia, United States
Padre Island National Seashore II 42068 Texas, United States
South Atlantic Coastal Plain Biosphere Reserve 20317 South Carolina, United States  
Virginia Coast Biosphere Reserve 33386 Virginia, United States  

Important Bird Areas

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Name Location  IBA Criteria   Website   Map   Climate   Land Use 
Barrier Island and Lagoon System USA A1, A4i    

Range Map

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North America;

Audio

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Citations

Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2007-10-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774 2Jetz W, Sekercioglu CH, Böhning-Gaese K (2008) The Worldwide Variation in Avian Clutch Size across Species and Space PLoS Biol 6(12): e303. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0060303
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 gis.wwfus.org/wildfinder
Important Bird Areas provided by BirdLife International (2010) Important Bird Areas. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/12/2010
Images provided by Google Image Search
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
EDGE analysis provided by EDGE of Existence programme, Zoological Society of London
Range map provided by Ridgely, R. S., T. F. Allnutt, T. Brooks, D. K. McNicol, D. W. Mehlman, B. E. Young, and J. R. Zook. 2007. Digital Distribution Maps of the Birds of the Western Hemisphere, version 3.0. NatureServe, Arlington, Virginia, USA.
Data provided by NatureServe in collaboration with Robert Ridgely, James Zook, The Nature Conservancy - Migratory Bird Program, Conservation International - CABS, World Wildlife Fund - US, and Environment Canada - WILDSPACE.
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access
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